The Indie Science Fiction & Fantasy Bestseller List

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    Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending April 22, 2012.

    1. A Game of Thrones
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716

    2. A Clash of Kings
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345535429

    3. A Storm of Swords
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428

    4. A Discovery of Witches
    Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685

    5. A Feast for Crows
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024

    6. A Dance With Dragons
    George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477

    7. Ender’s Game
    Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702

    8. The Wise Man’s Fear
    Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $19, 9780756407124

    9. The Hobbit
    J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345339683

    10. The Name of the Wind
    Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741

    11. Cloud Atlas
    David Mitchell, Random House, $15, 9780375507250

    12. The Magicians
    Lev Grossman, Plume, $16, 9780452296299

    13. Fahrenheit 451
    Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 9780345342966

    14. The Windup Girl
    Paolo Bacigalupi, Night Shade, $14.95, 9781597801584

    15. Embassytown
    China Mieville, Del Rey, $16, 9780345524508

    16. Pure
    Julianna Baggott, Grand Central, $25.99, 9781455503063

    17. A Perfect Blood
    Kim Harrison, Harper Voyager, $26.99, 9780061957895

    18. The Witch’s Daughter
    Paula Brackston, Brackston, St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99, 9781250004086

    19. Cat’s Cradle
    Kurt Vonnegut, Dial, $15, 9780385333481

    20. Dune
    Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719

    21. Towers of Midnight
    Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson, Tor, $9.99, 9780765364876

    22. Fair Game
    Patricia Briggs, Ace, $26.95, 9780441020034

    23. Ready Player One
    Ernest Cline, Crown, $24, 9780307887436

    24. The Lost Gate
    Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 9780765365385

    25. Out of Oz
    Gregory Maguire, Morrow, $26.99, 9780060548940